Will you be in line early in the morning? Or will you avoid the crowds? Leave a comment to tell us your plans for Black Friday.
Sunday, November 18, 2012
Saturday, November 17, 2012
Leave a comment below to let Patch know about your Black Friday plans.
Black Friday—the day after Thanksgiving and the unofficial start of the Christmas shopping season—is almost here, and Patch wants to know your plans. Do you plan to stand in line early Friday morning? (Or will you leave Thanksgiving dinner and head straight to one of the stores that now start Black Friday a day early on Thursday night)? Do you plan to stake out your favorite toy store for that must-have gift? Will you check out a movie, such as Lincoln or Skyfall? Or do you plan to avoid the mall madness and the frenzied crowds of shoppers? Whatever your plans, let Patch know by leaving a comment below.
Thursday, November 24, 2011
The McDonald's Street Team will be at participating malls–including Fairlane Town Center–starting at 6 a.m.
This Black Friday, McDonald's is giving the gift of free food. Starting at 6 a.m., the fast food chain's Street Team–wearing Happy Meal gear–will be handing out $10,000 in McDonald's Arch Cards, plus thousands of coupons, to shoppers at several local malls. One of the locations will be Dearborn's Fairlane Town Center. Crews will hand out Happy Meal and Peppermint Mocha/Peppermint Hot Chocolate coupons in the Lifestyle Cafe Food Court from 6 a.m.-2 p.m. or until supplies last. Gift card giveaways will take place at 6 a.m. and noon. Fairlane Town Center's main doors will open at midnight on Black Friday with the opening of Macy's and several stores inside of the mall. The entire mall will be open by 8 a.m. Lakeside Mall in Sterling Heights …
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
Hours, locations and handy information to get you safely and happily through this Black Friday.
Are you ready to get your deal on? Comfortable shoes, the shopping list, coffee and a plan are all you need to be a Black Friday pro this year. And with doorbuster deals starting at midnight (or earlier!) for some stores, we're here to help you navigate through the day to make sure it's as stress free as possible. Map Your Route Our interactive map with store locations and Black Friday hours will make sure you don't waste a second of precious shopping time. Want to hit the Target and the mall? Best Buy and Meijer? While many stores are opting to open earlier this year, hours still vary from store to store. Know which stores open when, and plan a route throughout the city so you can hit all your favorites for the best deals. Which Way Do …
Saturday, November 19, 2011
Will you be in line before you've even digested your Turkey, or saving your shopping for a different day? Take our poll!
Early birds are getting even earlier this year. Target, Macy's and other stores are opening at midnight on Black Friday this year. You can shop at Toys 'R' Us after tucking into your turkey–it opens at 9 p.m. Thanksgiving Day. Patch readers are already talking about their feelings on Black Friday's early openings on Facebook: Readers, weigh in. How do you feel about Black Friday?
Macy's, Kohl's, Target and Best Buy will open their doors at midnight on Nov. 25.
It will be a little harder to tell where Thanksgiving ends and Black Friday begins this year as several big box stores open their doors at midnight Nov. 25 in preparation for the biggest shopping day of the year. Macy's, Kohl's, Target and Best Buy will open earlier than ever before. Last year, stores opened at 4 a.m. Kristy Welker, a spokesperson for Target, said they are changing their hours this year for customer convenience. "We have heard from our guests that they want Target to be their first stop for their Black Friday shopping," Welker said. "By opening at midnight, we are making it easier than ever for our guests to shop the great assortment we offer, when they want to shop." The decision, however, hasn't sat so well with some of …